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Professor Arup Chakraborty’s insights into HIV immunity may have implications for an effective AIDS vaccine

New insights into the mystery of natural HIV immunity
MIT News Office | May 6, 2010
"A new finding from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have implications for designing an effective AIDS vaccine." [Read More]

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New hope for HIV vaccine efforts
BBC News | May 05, 2010
"The research team, led by MIT Professor Arup Chakraborty and Harvard Professor Bruce Walker, found this gene causes the body to make more potent killer T cells - a type of white blood cell that fights infections." [Read More]

Hunt for HIV Vaccines Renewed by Gene Insight, Scientists Say
Business Week | May 05, 2010
"Insights into a gene that helps some people fight HIV may revive the hunt for vaccines against the deadly virus behind AIDS, said researchers at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology." [Read More]

Well-trained immune cells keep HIV in check
Scientific American | May 05, 2010
"Arup Chakraborty, an immunologist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and one of the lead authors of the new study, published online in Nature today, thought the two observations might be related." [Read More]

Scientists Make Strides Toward AIDS Vaccine
Voice of America | May 06, 2010
"Chemical engineer Arup Chakraborty, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, developed a computer model of T cell development though the thymus, an organ behind the breast bone that conditions immune cells to recognize infections." [Read More]

Professor Chakraborty
Arup Chakraborty, professor of chemical engineering, chemistry and biological engineering